Who Knew Shins Can HURT!

Who Knew Shins Can HURT!Causes of Shin Splints

According to Scottsdale’s top doctor, Mark Forman, DPM, MBA, FAPWCA, shin splints occur when the muscles and tendon around the tibia (bone in the lower part of the leg beneath the knee) is inflamed.


What Causes Inflammation?

  • Over Usage.
  • Not stretching appropriately.
  • A change in your training routine.


Symptoms of Shin Splints

  • Sharp pain along either side of the shin (front of the lower leg).
  • Pain both during and after exercise.
  • Mild swelling.
  • Tenderness or soreness.



Fortunately, shin splints are very treatable. Our well-trained team in our Scottsdale office, Put Your Feet First, can offer several remedies to combat and prevent this debilitating syndrome from occurring.


Not only will we demonstrate excellent stretching exercises to implement in your home to help prevent shin splint syndrome, but we also have remedies to cure you of this ailment. Depending on the severity, we can start you on the course of massage therapy, physical therapy, and orthotics.


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If you are noticing any of the symptoms mentioned above please contact our office as soon as possible. We care about you and your feet. Please let us help you by scheduling a consultation with us now. Reach us via website or by phone: 480. 423. 8400.
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